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Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Gold Factory Tour

2707 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701
+1 605-343-7099
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Great place

Great place to go in a weekend either solo, with friends, or family. Make sure to bring a bottle of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Antonio R
via mobile
Cool tour!

The tour of the jewelry factory was pretty cool. They walk you through from start to finish... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Arlington, Vermont
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Black Hills Gold FREE Factory Tour Home of: Landstrom’s, Mt. Rushmore Jewelry, and Riddle’s Jewelry Watch Skilled Artisans Handcraft South Dakota’s Official State Jewelry! Over a span of 14 years, 360 goldminers-turned-craftsmen carved a rough granite mountain into a polished national treasure, known today as Mt. Rushmore. Today, in dozens of intricate steps, our craftspeople carry on this tradition of quality and excellence with every piece of Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Gold and diamond jewelry. Take a fascinating FREE tour through our jewelry factory to watch up-close and learn the details of how gold jewelry is made. During the tour you’ll see the ancient process of lost-wax casting and how diamonds are cast in molten gold! Diamond cutting has been added to our Free Factory Tour where you will see the precise process involved in creating one of the world’s most prized possessions. Everyday Factory Direct Prices: Black Hills Gold and Silver Jewelry Outlet Diamond and Gemstone Jewelry On-site Design and Goldsmiths for Service and Repair Watches, Gifts, and more!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2707 Mount Rushmore Rd, Rapid City, SD 57701
+1 605-343-7099

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to go in a weekend either solo, with friends, or family. Make sure to bring a bottle of water if you're coming during summer time, since it can get really sunny and hot. Gift shop is expensive as ussual. Don't forget your selfie...More

Thank Antonio R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour of the jewelry factory was pretty cool. They walk you through from start to finish, everything from planning the design to casting the mold to individually embellishing each piece. It was something I had never seen and probably will never see again. The...More

Thank loonat64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

IT HAD BEEN 50 years since I has visited this place and it has been greatly improved. Very nice place to spend the Fourth of July but get there before 9am. The line of cars to get in a noon when we left was 2...More

Thank BoBahoravitch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a jewelry shop where you can see people make it. Nothing special unless you are really into jewelry

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we'd never been on such a tour - taking a tour through the work area where the skilled workers were performing the steps for the process of making rings, earrings, pendants, etc. absolutely amazing. it was interesting, educational and inspiring. wow. at the end of...More

Thank dmc50
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Went there for 2nd time (10 years apart) last month as part of a mid-west trip. Took the factory tour the first time and this time, just ended up buying some jewelry. Found the service people to be friendly. Took them about 30 minutes to...More

Thank jeff77664
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were on a bus tour from Delaware. I was excited to see that we were stopping at a place that sold black hills gold jewelry. We had a fantastic tour of the factory and watched jewelers make some rings. Our tour guide did a...More

Thank sadear
Reviewed 1 January 2017

My husband and I had assumed we’d get on a tour. When we arrived we were told that the last tour was not available because it had been reserved by a group. We were directed to a corner of the showroom where we could just...More

2  Thank Pandamonium1362
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I had no idea what went into creating jewelry and esp black hills gold. My kids loved it too. It didn't seem like much, but going through the process (which is all handmade) and watching workers do it right as you walked by was amazing....More

2  Thank Robi0376
Reviewed 9 September 2016

While this factory tour is inside Landstrom's Gold jewelry store, the tour was very interesting. There is a short video you can watch while waiting for your tour to start, showcasing the process of making Black Hills gold jewelry. The young man who led our...More

Thank Wif52
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19 June 2015|
Response from Estacee | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, our tour started and ended up in Los Angeles. I'm sorry I can't provide you much help with your question.